International Association for Cryptologic Research

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IACR News item: 11 August 2022

CWI Amsterdam, Computer Security Group
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The Ph.D. will focus on discovering new security threats introduced by cloud FPGAs and developing new secure architectures to safeguard cloud infrastructures and their users. A secure deployment strategy of cloud FPGAs will be developed; it should cover all known security threats and new security threats discovered during the project. The overall research project will be conducted on both local experimental setups and online real-world FPGA-integrated cloud environments.

Requirements: PhD candidates are required to have a master degree in computer science, mathematics, electrical engineering, or comparable areas. Candidates that are expected to finish their M.Sc. thesis in the near future can also apply. Candidates should have a clear interest in fundamental research, should be creative and solid in their research, should have (potential) interest in computer security and computer engineering, and should be able to cooperate with experts from different disciplines. It is essential that you have good academic writing and presentation skills. Candidates are expected to have an excellent command of English.

Information and application: The application deadline is 31 August 2022. All applications should include a motivation letter, a detailed CV, and a list of grades and courses.

Interested candidate can learn more information at

Closing date for applications:

Contact: Dr. Chenglu Jin,

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